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Posts Tagged“director”

The Story of My Death

Albert Serra is a Spanish filmmaker whose four feature films have earned him such classifications as ‘Romanesque’ and even ‘Radical Classicist’. His breakthrough film, Honour of the Knights (2006), played Cannes and won the FIPRESCI…

Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley is an English filmmaker who started in shorts, sketch, viral videos and animation, before transitioning to make four distinctly English, variably horrific features: Down Terrace, Kill List, Sightseers and A Field in England.…

Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman is a legendary documentary filmmaker, whose films of the last fifty years generally investigate a single institution each and include Titicut Follies, Hospital, Primate, Public Housing, and La danse. He would go on…

Corneliu Porumbiou

Corneliu Porumboiu is a contemporary Romanian filmmaker, included in what critics have dubbed the Romanian New Wave. His debut feature, 12:08 East of Bucharest, won the Camera d’Or Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and…

Josh and Ben Safdie are American filmmakers who have collaborated on four feature films and many more shorts. Their work includes their first co-directed feature, Go Get Some Rosemary/Daddy Longlegs (2009), which played the Cannes…

Ramon Zurcher

Ramon Zürcher is a Swiss filmmaker who has made four short films before releasing his debut feature, The Strange Little Cat. The film, inspired by Kafka’s The Metamorphosis and developed during a seminar conducted by…

Manakamana

Manakamana is the first feature collaboration between Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez, where they placed a fixed 16mm camera in a cable-car that takes passengers to and from the Manakamana Temple in Nepal. Born out…

Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

Denis Côté is a Québécois filmmaker whose films focus on outsider figures and communities, the violence that can exist between the two and the blending of genres and styles. He has won the Best Director prize…

Ross Brothers

Bill and Turner Ross are documentary filmmakers who intriguingly blur the line between standard conventions of documentary and narrative feature techniques. Their first feature, 45365, won the Best Documentary Prize at SXSW and was followed by…

Oktober November

Götz Spielmann is an Austrian filmmaker who rose to international prominence with Erwin und Julia and Der Nachbar. More recently, Antares and Revanche have been worldwide successes, the latter taking an Academy Award nomination for…

The Devil's Knot

Atom Egoyan is a Canadian artist who began as part of the so-called Toronto New Wave of the eighties before reaching international prominence in the 90s, when his films Exotica and The Sweet Hereafter played in…